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Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Rancho Penasquitos Community in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, CA (September 9, 2021) A deadly pedestrian crash on Carmel Mountain Road claimed the life of a 50-year-old man on Sunday evening.

The incident occurred just before 10:00 p.m., in the Rancho Penasquitos community. Dispatchers arrived to the scene shortly after.

According to reports, a westbound 2017 Hyundai Elantra struck the man while he was walking outside of a marked crosswalk on 10000 Carmel Mountain Road.

Despite life-saving efforts, emergency first responders declared the pedestrian deceased at the scene.

At this time, it remains unclear if the involved driver was cited or arrested after the fatality.

The San Diego Police are encouraging anyone with information about the pedestrian crash to contact Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.


Our warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of the victim. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.


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